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With Bithumb hack, total stolen from crypto exchanges tops $1.3 billion — here are the 10 biggest hacks ever

With Bithumb hack, total stolen from crypto exchanges tops $1.3 billion — here are the 10 biggest hacks ever

There’s no question that exchange hacks continue to plague the nascent digital currency market, and over the weekend the amount of funds pilfered from such venues surpassed a total of $1.3 billion, according to The Block’s research. The most recent hack, which occurred at Bithumb, resulted in the loss of $19 million worth of EOS […]

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Hackers steal over $40 million worth of bitcoin from one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges

Hackers steal over $40 million worth of bitcoin from one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges

Hackers have stolen over $40 million worth of bitcoin from Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, the company said on Tuesday. Binance said the hackers ran off with over 7,000 bitcoin and used a variety of attack methods to carry out the “large scale security breach” which occurred on Tuesday. They also managed to get […]

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This Ethereum Wallet is Targeted by More Attackers than Fortune 500 Banks

This Ethereum Wallet is Targeted by More Attackers than Fortune 500 Banks

Popular Ethereum wallet MyEtherWallet (MEW) has recorded more attempted attacks by hackers than Fortune 500 banks, according to reports from leading cybersecurity firm Segasec. Segasec has been responsible for defending MEW from malicious attacks. Such attempted attacks don’t come as a surprise, knowing the amount of valuable Ethereum tokens accessed through the MEW platform. As […]

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An “Unhackable” Crypto Wallet Was Hacked

An “Unhackable” Crypto Wallet Was Hacked

Perhaps cryptocurrency wallet developers should not be in the habit of calling their products “unhackable.” Cybersecurity pioneer and cryptocurrency evangelist John McAfee, the executive chairman of wallet developer Bitfi, previously called his company’s product “the world’s first unhackable device,” according to a report by Coin Telegraph. McAfee even challenged security experts to hack the device, […]

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Pro League of Legends Gamer Robbed of $200K in Crypto in Sim-Hack

Pro League of Legends Gamer Robbed of $200K in Crypto in Sim-Hack

A prominent eSports gamer took to YouTube to reveal to his audience how “someone stole $200,000” worth of cryptocurrency in an apparent sim-swap hacking incident – a new growing cybercrime trend that appears to focus on cryptocurrency investors. Pro Gamer Doublelift Has $200K in Crypto Holdings Stolen American professional League of Legends player Yiliang “Peter” […]

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Hackers Breach MEGA Chrome Extension To Steal Crypto Private Key

Hackers Breach MEGA Chrome Extension To Steal Crypto Private Key

Modern technologies, such as the internet, smartphones, and blockchain, are often touted as world-changing innovations, and while this may be the case, there are still glaring problems with the security of digital systems. MEGA Falls Victim To Cybersecurity Breach On Tuesday morning, concerned individuals across the web took to social media to reveal that malicious code […]

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Lazarus Hacking Group Targets Cryptocurrency MacOS Users

Lazarus Hacking Group Targets Cryptocurrency MacOS Users

The latest Lazarus campaign was first spotted after it had compromised an Asian cryptocurrency exchange. Computer security firm Kaspersky Lab today warned Mac users that Lazarus, a notorious hacking group allegedly operating from North Korea, has adapted its cryptocurrency-stealing malware to target Apple OS machines. Lazarus is believed to be responsible for major online attacks, […]

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